Sinthan Top is a less-known tourist spot in the outskirts of Srinagar that is gradually gaining popularity because of its natural beauty. It lies midway on the Anantnag-Kokernag-Sinthan-Kishtwar road, which was opened in recent years.
The road is well maintained by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) that provides an easy access to this spot. Lying at an elevation of 12000 feet above the sea level, this place overlooks beautiful sceneries of the low-lying regions. The sprawling cover of snow paints this entire area in white, making it visually appealing. During most parts of the year, the area remains inaccessible due to heavy snowfall, and the best time to visit is between April and September.
An undiscovered secret near Srinagar,
is the high point in the < Pir Panjal mountain Range that makes you feel up in clouds. Sinthan Top is located at a height of 3785 m on the National Highway of Kokernag-Sinthan Top-Kishtwar Road, connecting Kashmir with Jammu. Around 37 kilometers of zigzag and uphill drive from Daksum, it offers an adventurous journey. The spot is emerging for mountaineering, trekking and skiing. Once you reach the top you will be greeted with snowy views. The entire region looks like a blanket of fluffy whiteness. The Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department is making plans to develop the place but currently it is a place to take break for a day and enjoy the serene beauty of Kashmir.